The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 483 503 394
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -109
Contract jobs citing STL 100 79 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.16% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 0.58% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 57 100
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £705 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.42%
STL
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13754 13531 11636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.22% 27.28% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9025 8917 7436
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 203 328
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.65 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in England

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in England

STL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 73 £588 -2.08% 26
South East -13 17 £335 -4.28% 18
South West +6 9 £450 - 4
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £375 -
STL
UK

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL.

1 181 (99.45%) C++
2 96 (52.75%) UNIX
3 92 (50.55%) SQL
4 91 (50.00%) Oracle
4 91 (50.00%) Multithreading
5 84 (46.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 78 (42.86%) Linux
7 53 (29.12%) Perl
8 52 (28.57%) Banking
9 49 (26.92%) Python
10 45 (24.73%) Investment Banking
11 42 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (23.08%) OO
12 37 (20.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 37 (20.33%) Front Office
13 32 (17.58%) Java
13 32 (17.58%) Low Latency
13 32 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
14 30 (16.48%) OLTP
15 29 (15.93%) Windows
16 27 (14.84%) C#
16 27 (14.84%) Finance
16 27 (14.84%) Subversion
17 25 (13.74%) Oracle Database
17 25 (13.74%) Security Cleared
18 24 (13.19%) Fixed Income
19 23 (12.64%) RDBMS
19 23 (12.64%) Shell Script
19 23 (12.64%) Bash Shell
19 23 (12.64%) Relational Database

STL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.20%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (1.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.34%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.04%) SDH
2 11 (6.04%) Wireshark
3 10 (5.49%) 2G
3 10 (5.49%) 2.5G
3 10 (5.49%) 3G
4 9 (4.95%) 4G
5 6 (3.30%) Internet
6 4 (2.20%) IPv6
7 3 (1.65%) IPv4
8 1 (0.55%) HTTP
8 1 (0.55%) MPLS
8 1 (0.55%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.48%) OLTP
2 25 (13.74%) Oracle Database
3 23 (12.64%) Relational Database
3 23 (12.64%) RDBMS
4 20 (10.99%) MySQL
5 15 (8.24%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (4.40%) KDB
7 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.55%) Big Data
7 1 (0.55%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 27 (14.84%) Subversion
2 22 (12.09%) Visual Studio
3 11 (6.04%) Git (software)
4 10 (5.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 10 (5.49%) ClearCase
5 9 (4.95%) NUnit
6 6 (3.30%) CppUnit
7 5 (2.75%) GCC
8 4 (2.20%) GDB
9 2 (1.10%) Valgrind
10 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.55%) VTune
10 1 (0.55%) JIRA
General
1 52 (28.57%) Banking
2 45 (24.73%) Investment Banking
3 37 (20.33%) Front Office
4 27 (14.84%) Finance
5 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 166 (91.21%) Developer
2 154 (84.62%) C++ Developer
3 14 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 9 (4.95%) C# Developer
4 9 (4.95%) Senior Developer
4 9 (4.95%) Senior C++ Developer
4 9 (4.95%) C++/C# Developer
5 8 (4.40%) C++ Quantitative Developer
5 8 (4.40%) Quantitative Developer
5 8 (4.40%) Software Developer
6 6 (3.30%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (3.30%) Software Development Engineer
6 6 (3.30%) UNIX Developer
6 6 (3.30%) Development Engineer
7 5 (2.75%) .NET Developer
7 5 (2.75%) C++ Software Developer
7 5 (2.75%) SQL Developer
8 2 (1.10%) Linux Developer
9 1 (0.55%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (0.55%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (46.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 22 (12.09%) XML
3 15 (8.24%) Middleware
4 14 (7.69%) .NET
5 7 (3.85%) MFC
5 7 (3.85%) Swing
6 6 (3.30%) COM
7 5 (2.75%) Rendezvous
8 4 (2.20%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.20%) FpML
9 2 (1.10%) WinForms
9 2 (1.10%) OpenGL
9 2 (1.10%) HTML
9 2 (1.10%) HTML5
9 2 (1.10%) WPF
9 2 (1.10%) Qt
10 1 (0.55%) JSON
10 1 (0.55%) WCF
10 1 (0.55%) Ajax
10 1 (0.55%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 32 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (13.19%) Fixed Income
4 14 (7.69%) Derivative
5 11 (6.04%) Client/Server
6 10 (5.49%) Mobile App
6 10 (5.49%) Algorithms
7 9 (4.95%) Equities
8 8 (4.40%) Mathematics
8 8 (4.40%) Grid Computing
9 6 (3.30%) Computer Science
10 5 (2.75%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 2 (1.10%) Credit Risk
11 2 (1.10%) Market Risk
11 2 (1.10%) Physics
11 2 (1.10%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.55%) Spread Betting
12 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.55%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 96 (52.75%) UNIX
2 78 (42.86%) Linux
3 29 (15.93%) Windows
4 9 (4.95%) Solaris
5 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 42 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (23.08%) OO
3 32 (17.58%) Low Latency
4 22 (12.09%) Unit Testing
5 20 (10.99%) OOD
6 17 (9.34%) Software Engineering
6 17 (9.34%) Database Tuning
7 15 (8.24%) TDD
8 13 (7.14%) Scrum
9 10 (5.49%) Release Management
10 9 (4.95%) Electronic Trading
11 8 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (3.85%) Performance Management
12 7 (3.85%) Validation
12 7 (3.85%) Risk Management
12 7 (3.85%) OOP
12 7 (3.85%) Risk Analysis
13 6 (3.30%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (3.30%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 181 (99.45%) C++
2 92 (50.55%) SQL
3 53 (29.12%) Perl
4 49 (26.92%) Python
5 32 (17.58%) Java
6 27 (14.84%) C#
7 23 (12.64%) Shell Script
7 23 (12.64%) Bash Shell
8 18 (9.89%) Ruby
9 12 (6.59%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.75%) VBA
11 4 (2.20%) C
12 1 (0.55%) Korn
Qualifications
1 25 (13.74%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.79%) DV Cleared
3 9 (4.95%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.40%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (2.75%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Control-M
Vendors
1 91 (50.00%) Oracle
2 17 (9.34%) Sybase
3 12 (6.59%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.85%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.20%) IBM
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.55%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.55%) Perforce
6 1 (0.55%) Tradeweb
6 1 (0.55%) Rogue Wave
6 1 (0.55%) Solace
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
set2recruit
Rate: £350 - £460 Per Day 350-460 a day
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago